Elif Shafak's Story
My roots are portable, multiple, fluid.
Elif Shafak, 2023
Handwritten, illustrated and signed by the author.
Ink on 150gsm, A5 handmade paper, ethically sourced.
1/2" flat oak frame in antique black, with conservation mount and non-reflective art glass. Framed by Green and Stone of Chelsea.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Elif Shafak is an award-winning British-Turkish novelist. She has published 19 books, 12 of which are novels, including her latest The Island of Missing Trees, shortlisted for the Costa Award, British Book Awards, RSL Ondaatje Prize and Women’s Prize for Fiction. She is a bestselling author in many countries around the world and her work has been translated into 57 languages. 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and RSL Ondaatje Prize, and was Blackwell’s Book of the Year. The Forty Rules of Love was chosen by BBC among the 100 Novels that Shaped Our World. The Architect’s Apprentice was chosen for the Duchess of Cornwall’s inaugural book club, The Reading Room. Shafak holds a PhD in political science, and she has taught at various universities in Turkey, the US and the UK, including St Anne's College, Oxford University, where she is an honorary fellow. She also holds a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Bard College.
Author photo by Ferhat Elik.